Since we started RVing in 2018, we’ve found ways to save money by RVing for free. Here’s how to find FREE RV Camping in US and Canada.
Category: RV Life
On top of the amazing winter climate, free camping in California brings lush vegetation in national forests to desert to mountain views – California has so many free camping options.
We’ve been traveling full-time since 2018 in our RV but didn’t add petsitting to our adventure until we started petsitting in England in 2022.
These are 12 of our favorite board games and card games for camping and enjoying family time together in our RV.
Whatever your style of RV life (whether you travel full-time, stationary full-time, stationary over the summer, or simply take a few camping trips each year) we hope these tips and tricks will be helpful.
When friends and family hear that we’ve embarked on a Baja RV Adventure, they often ask about needing to speak Spanish to RV in Baja. Sometimes the question comes from curiosity about our trip, and sometimes their curiosity about the possibility of RV camping to explore Baja themselves with understandable concerns about a language barrier. […]
There are plenty of ways to keep your RV cool when the sun is heating up your rig, but whether you’re boondocking off grid in the desert or you’re trying to keep your rig cool while hooked up at an RV park means you’ll have different goals in mind.
BLM (Bureau of Land Management) offers free camping throughout the US, with the highest concentration of land in the desert Southwest.
It was a dark and stormy night… well, not really. I think it was actually a sunny clear afternoon the day we crossed from British Columbia, Canada into a National Forest in Washington state. We were heading to visit friends we hadn’t seen since college. At this point in time, we’d been on the road […]
There’s often a moment of surprise when I tell people that we’re full-time RVers. I guess it would have been a shock to me too if someone had told me that when we were still living in our sticks and bricks. Inevitably, the question comes up about how we make money on the road. We’ve […]
Before we bought our first RV, we wondered what cooking was going to be like: Would we have to blow our budget eating out because the RV Kitchen was so small, and there’s limited counter space? Would we be making a diet out of hot dogs and marshmallows? Would we even get to experience a […]
How to stay warm in winter in an RV
Get your RV ready to live in for winter! (This post contains affiliate links. If you take a recommendation and make a purchase, we may recieve a commission that doesn’t affect your purchase price). Our family has been living in our RV year-round since the summer of 2018, which includes winter RV living. While most […]
15 Christmas Gift Ideas for RV Families
(Disclosure: If you choose to make a purchase from one of our recommendations, we will receive an affiliate commission at no cost to you.) We are often asked what Christmas looks like for a full-time RVing Family. One of the biggest questions is on the topic of ‘Christmas gift ideas’ – some RV and camper […]
You’ve probably heard of boondocking (or some reference to being down in the boondocks) and also dry camping, with some minor differences. Boondocking and dry camping are similar – You’re overnight parking, usually for free, with no hookups (water, electric, or sewer). What is the difference between Dry Camping and Boondocking? What Does Dry […]
This article contains affiliate links. If you choose to click and make a purchase, we may make a commission at no cost to you. Let me start by saying that I’m no expert in solar panels and electrical systems, and for some people reading, that will be enough to click away, but for others, that’s […]
(Note: some of the affiliate links in this article will pay us a commission at no cost to you if you choose to make a purchase.) We recently RV’d as a family for a few nights in the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia. We spent some of the time in West Kelowna (on the west […]
As a full-time RVing family, we often meet people on our travels who are a bit shocked, slightly envious, or even perplexed at how we travel as a family full-time and share 270 sq feet in our travel trailer between 5 of us. (I remember one woman listening to our story at a restaurant and […]
We cut our campground expenses in half during our second year on the road. Here are 9 ways we did that.
We considered motorhomes, fifth wheels and eventually landed on our travel trailer. Here’s what we were looking for, what were our MUST HAVEs to travel full-time as a family, and the renovations we did to our tiny home (our 1992 Salem Cobra) before we hit the road! This was our first trailer, and we weren’t […]
9 Basic Terms for Full Time RV Living
When we transitioned to living Full Time in our RV (in our case, we have a travel trailer that we tow behind our SUV) we were REALLY unprepared. It was an exciting, adventurous time where we weren’t sure what we were doing, exactly where we were going or what challenges might lie ahead
Making New Friends on the Road
Do your kids have a hard time making friends at new campgrounds or are they outgoing? My boys have had to say ‘good-bye’ to their new friends many times over the past 10 months. Yesterday, we got to meet my childhood best friend’s kids for the first time! Friends come and go but I hope […]
As a new day begins, I just keep thinking about how amazing it has been traveling across the United States and part of Canada for these past 8 months. We’ve made to many memories with our boys and experienced so many new things. Life is an adventure! – Celine
San Diego, California
‘To travel is to live.’ We are so excited to be at the Pacific Ocean! Our three boys enjoy the time they get outdoors, exploring the cities we travel to. We loved exploring Balboa Park in San Diego. The architecture was so interesting to look at. Balboa Park […]
When our family left to get on the road full time, my wife and I had never camped together before, and neither of our families owned an RV or travel trailer while we were growing up. We were newbies and knew we were in over our heads. No amount of Google Searches or Youtube videos […]